Social and Economic Analysis of Gillnet Fishermen in Karangsong, Indonesia
Asian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Research,
Indonesia is an archipelago with a diversity of sustainable fishery resources with economic value. This research was carried out in Karangsong village, Indramayu district, from September to October 2022 to analyze the welfare level of gill net fishermen in Karangsong village, Indramayu district. The method used is a descriptive case study with a quantitative approach. Data collection techniques were carried out by direct observation, and interviews were completed by filling out questionnaires of 30 respondents. Respondents were taken using a purposive sampling technique. The research parameters include ten welfare indicators summarized by the Central Statistics Agency (2015). The results of the research show that based on the welfare indicators according to the Central Statistics Agency (2015), it is known that the income of labor fishermen comes from wages from the fishery profit sharing system and other jobs with an average total income of IDR 5,086.667 per month. Meanwhile, total expenditures came from food and non-food spending, with an average of IDR 3,792,667 per month. Gill net fishermen in Karang song village are classified as having a high level of welfare, between a score of >2.31 and a total score of 2.76. Labor fishermen classified in high welfare were 27 respondents, while labor fishermen classified in moderate welfare were 3 respondents.
- labor fishermen
- gill net
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